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Today’s Headlines

7:49 AM EST on November 19, 2009

    • House Dems continue a growing drumbeat in favor of infrastructure investment to create new jobs ... but the funding question remains unanswered (WSJ)
    • Texas Republican gubernatorial foes Hutchison and Perry trade jabs over transportation funding (News Messenger)
    • A new poll with an eye-rolling setup: 6 in 10 people think transit and carpooling are good for the environment, but 4 in 10 aren't likely to take advantage of the options. But 3 in 10 respondents live in rural areas where "transit is generally not readily available" (AP)
    • Ah, Maryland: the Montgomery County Council wants state transportation authorities to lower their planned tolling charges on the massive new Intercounty Connector road (Balt. Sun)
    • Ah, Virginia: Dwindling revenues will hit the state to the tune of $851 million over the next six years (Times-Dispatch)
    • Inspired by Transportation for America's pedestrian safety report, one Florida performance artist is aiming to cross the state's dozen most dangerous intersections (Sentinel via T4A)
    • NIMBYism constrains California solar power projects (WSJ Blog)

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